Sleet Creek

Prospect, Inactive

Commodities and mineralogy

Main commodities Cu; Zn
Ore minerals malachite; unknown zinc mineral

Geographic location

Quadrangle map, 1:250,000-scale AR
Quadrangle map, 1:63,360-scale B-3
Latitude 67.28
Longitude -157.19
Nearby scientific data Find additional scientific data near this location
Location and accuracy Located on ridge near VABM Sleet in T. 22 N., R. 8 E., Kateel River Meridian. Shown as locality 37 in Mayfield and Grybeck (1978) and is accurate to within 2000 ft. (600 m).

Geologic setting

Geologic description

Malachite staining in schist; probably an Ambler sequence volcanogenic deposit similar to Smucker (AR033) (Mayfield and Grybeck, 1978).
Geologic map unit (-157.192783759357, 67.2794600528925)
Mineral deposit model Kuroko massive sulfide (Cox and Singer, 1986; model 28a)?
Mineral deposit model number 28a?

Production and reserves

Indication of production None

Additional comments

Zn listed as a resource in reference, but no mention of any Zn minerals.


MRDS Number A011884
Reporters K.R. Leonard (USGS), R.L. Elliott (USGS), J.M. Schmidt (USGS)
Last report date 10/26/1992